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Friday, March 14, 2014 2014 marks a momentous occasion for the University of Iowa Physician Assistant Program – the 40th anniversary of the graduation of our first PA class. In celebration of this occasion, a reception is being held on Monday, October 6, 2014, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Coralville...
Friday, February 14, 2014 The Iowa Physician Assistant Society named Theresa Hegmann as PA of the Year for 2013. Theresa has been an actively practicing PA for 22 years. Her primary role for the past 12 years is as a faculty member at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine's Department...
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 The White Coat Ceremony was held on June 28, 2013. This ceremony is a meaningful rite for students beginning the Physician Assistant Program at The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. It is held to make the students more aware of their responsibilities as they...
Friday, June 21, 2013 On May 22nd the Department of Physician Assistant Studies and Services welcomed their 42nd class. These students come from California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Oregon, and Wisconsin. The biographical statistics on this class of...
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 David Asprey, PhD, PA-C, Chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies and Services, has been named the new editor in chief of the Journal of Physician Assistant Education, for a three-year term beginning January 1, 2013. A past president of the Physician...
Friday, August 03, 2012 David Asprey, PhD, PA-C, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies and Services, has been selected to serve on the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee on the Governance and Financing of Graduate Medical Education (GME)...
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 The 41st class of The University of Iowa Physician Assistant Program began their first year with a 3 day orientation, May 16 – 18th. The biographical statistics on this class of 25 students are: 10 male, 15 female; 12 residents, 13 nonresidents; average age of 26; cumulative...
Friday, June 15, 2012 On June 15th, 26 seniors graduated from The University of Iowa Physician Assistant Program. The Commencement ceremony was held at 1:30 p.m. in the Sahai Auditorium in the Medical Education and Research Facility. Dee Dee Stafford, M.D., Ph.D. gave the commencement address and...
Sunday, July 01, 2012